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Courses to Help with Laboratory Safety

There are as many safety best practices applicable to laboratories as there are types of labs. Training is a great way to get employees ready for the risks they may encounter and keep conditions optimal.

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Anthrax incident underscores importance of employee safety training

In a stark reminder of the importance of employee safety training, a recent incident at a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) lab may have exposed dozens of workers to live samples of anthrax. In a press release, the CDC says … Continue reading

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Make Safety a Top Priority at Your Lab

Even with years of schooling and laboratory experience, when things get hectic it is common for people to take short cuts; sometimes ignoring safety precautions.  The ultimate responsibility of safety lies with you, the worker.  A recent survey conducted by … Continue reading

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Updated Laboratory Safety Titles

The 12-course Laboratory Safety series, produced by The Marcom Group, has been updated with new video produced in 2010.  All 12 courses provide information on safe work practices specific to the laboratory work environment. Orientation to Laboratory Safety provides lab … Continue reading

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How to Avoid Contamination Around the Laboratory

Working in a laboratory you probably come into contact with countless different materials in a given day. While common work practices and personal protective equipment help prevent accidental exposure to chemicals, sometimes we become complacent with our daily tasks and … Continue reading

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